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New York Knicks: Should They Trade Pick Four?

(Source: Getty Images) By MIke Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The ew York Knicks were apparently angered by the results of the Draft Lottery, as although they have the fourth pick in a four player (franchise player) draft, they are very likely to miss on Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor, who many consider the three best players in this draft (as...
Via HoopStuff
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Why the fourth pick is a blessing, not a curse

D’Angelo Russell is one of the draft’s top guard prospects and could be in play for the Knicks This past February I wrote an article that addressed the question of whether the New York Knicks should target a big man or a point guard with their top pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Despite the two stellar big men who are at the top of this year’s draft board–Duke’s Jahlil...
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Lottery: Everyone Calm Down

The New York Knicks will have the 4th pick in this year’s NBA draft, despite having the second best odds to secure the top pick (19.9 percent). Instead, Minnesota, the Lakers, and Philadelphia will make the first three selections. Immediately after Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum revealed the Knicks logo fourth to last, Knicks fans and [&hellip The post NBA Draft Lottery: Everyone...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Knicks Select?

KNICKS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER FOUR Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Carmelo Anthony, Langston Galloway, and Jose Calderon as the newest member of the New York Knicks. NBA Mock...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks GM: Team open to trading first-round pick

The Knicks went into Tuesday night's lottery with a chance at earning the first-overall pick. Owning the second-best chance at that heading into the evening, the organization and fan base became disappointed quickly. New York slipped into the fourth overall pick, meaning it probably won't end up with Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns, two of the top prospects in this draft and...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Knicks picking fourth is a blessing in disguise

The Knicks were excited about their prospects at the first overall pick—until Tuesday night. The Knicks thought they had a shot at getting the No. 1 selection when they had the second-best odds at it, but ended up picking fourth in the draft, which will happen on June 25th. But it's not all bad for the Knicks. Actually, going fourth might be a blessing in disguise, according to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the fourth pick means for the New York Knicks

The overwhelming grunt of frustration was heard loud and clear when it was announced that the New York Knicks dropped down to the fourth pick in the NBA draft. Even General Manager Steve Mills wasn’t able to keep his poker face, sinking his chin into his chest as a sign of disappointment. But, in a deep draft class, the Knicks will have its choice of quality players on the board...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks are Displeased with Receiving the Number Four Overall Pick

President of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, speaks at a press conference before the game against the Charlotte Hornets. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) After a dreadful season going 17-65, the Knicks received more bad news on Tuesday night when they received the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. The Knicks had the second best chance of receiving the number one...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves, Lakers, Sixers win big in NBA Draft lottery

It wasn’t a terrific night for the New York Knicks. The NBA’s saddest big-market franchise lost 65 games last season, and the light at...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: who to take at #4 in NBA Draft

Justise Winslow Not even the spirit of former New York Knicks great Dave DeBusschere, who helped the Knicks draft Patrick Ewing over thirty years ago (and who’s ring current Knicks general manager Steve Mills wore Tuesday night as a good luck charm), could bring the team luck Tuesday night, as they did not secure the number-one or number-two pick in this year’s draft. To add...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Really meow? Carmelo Anthony is afraid of cats and more rapid Q&A responses

New York Knicks forward (and occasional actor) Carmelo Anthony visited New York's Facebook office on Monday where he answered as many questions as he could in 60 seconds. The questions covered a range of important topics such as: - Biggie or 2Pac? - Cap'n Crunch or Fruity Pebbles? - Who was your basketball idol growing up? - What is your favorite city to play in other than NYC?...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: I’m afraid of cats

During a recent “Rapid Fire” Q&A session at the Facebook offices in New York, the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony let the cat out of the bag… literally. The goal during the Q&A was to answer as many questions as possible in 60 seconds. Carmelo was able to get through 18, with one glaring head-scratcher (pun?): “What animal are you most afraid of?” “A cat.”  
Via Low Brow Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson not happy about MSG rehiring Isiah Thomas

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Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Intrigued By Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky believes he impressed Phil Jackson during an interview on Thursday at the NBA Draft Combine. Kaminsky is projected to go closer to No. 10 in the draft, well beyond the New York Knicks' draft slot as they can select no worse than fifth. “I’m 22 years old and I get treated like I’m 65 going into the NBA,’’ Kaminsky said. The Knicks could conceivably trade down...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: The Perfect Knicks Offseason

  (Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… Whether you are a Knicks fan or you despise the franchise it is hard to deny that the NBA is more entertaining when they are successful. Madison Square Garden is Mecca for basketball fans and it should be home to a team that is competing for Larry O’Brien trophies...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Towns Sr. wants son to go to Knicks so they can be good

The New York Knicks finished with the second-worst record record in the NBA this season, which leaves them with a 19.9 percent chance of earning the top overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. If they win the draft lottery, all signs point to the Knicks selecting former Kentucky star Karl-Anthony Towns. Towns’ father, Karl...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBATV sheepishly deletes ironic motivational quote from their own Isiah Thomas

This is weird. NBATV posted a #MotivationMonday tweet featuring a quote from Isiah Thomas. Of course, Thomas (and James Dolan) has been in the crossfire once again over sexual harassment claims against him from his Knicks days after unbelievably being hired as the new President of the New York Liberty. But it’s not like Thomas has been in hiding out in some shack in the hills of...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Isiah Thomas Hired As President Of WNBA’s New York Liberty

Isiah Thomas is working for Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan again — this time to run the WNBA’s New York Liberty. Thomas will serve as the Liberty’s president, with responsibility for basketball and business operations, the team said Tuesday. He also has an ownership interest in the franchise. “Over the last couple of months Jim and I talked,” Thomas told The...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Jason Smith Is The New York Knicks

The New York Knicks were a goofy, awkward team this season, and that's exactly why Jason Smith's dancing antics perfectly encapsulates the Knicks. The post The Big Dance: Jason Smith Is The New York Knicks appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony marches in Baltimore with protesters

Carmelo Anthony returned to his hometown of Baltimore to march with protesters and investigate the environment in the wake of the Freddie Gray social movement. “This is my community. It’s not only my community, it’s everybody’s community. It’s America’s community,” Anthony said in an interview with CNN. Anthony, who plays for the Knicks, moved to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks and confused fandom

Fans want them to lay down, but the players refuse as they play for their own future. This is what the New York Knicks organization drives people to. The post The New York Knicks And Confused Fandom appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson's building blocks

As president of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has made it known that the club, located in the biggest of markets, will be aggressive in pursuing free agents this summer. It should also be noted, though, that the Knicks were very aggressive in pursuing free agents last summer. Although Carmelo Anthony may have never engaged in serious discussions with other teams, he did hit...
Via The Sports Post
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

James Dolan praises Knicks fans, says he won’t second-guess Phil Jackson

New York Knicks owner James Dolan recently expressed a complete belief that team president Phil Jackson has the organization on the right path and that the team’s long-suffering fans completely understand that a massive rebuilding requires time and patience. When asked during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Dolan insisted he has total faith in...Read More The post James...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson issues message of hope to season ticket holders

Phil Jackson again is mentioning the basketball gods on social media, this time to assure fans that he will build the New York Knicks the right way. “We will rebuild a team that fits together-guys that want to compete and play the way bball gods approve,” Jackson tweeted Sunday evening, before adding, “#groundup” as a...Read More The post Phil Jackson talks basketball gods...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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